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Tone in The Tell-Tale Heart
Tone Examples in The Tell-Tale Heart:
The Tell-Tale Heart
"very, very..." See in text (The Tell-Tale Heart)
Notice how Poe uses repetition to create intensity and build tension within the story. The narrator continuously insists that he is not mad; however, with this constant repetition, Poe creates a frenzied tone that suggests the narrator is less stable than he claims.